Seward is located about three hours south of Anchorage at the end of the Seward Highway, a designated National Scenic Byway. The town began as a deep-water port for miners and homesteaders arriving in Alaska and a supply port and terminus for the 470-mile railroad to Fairbanks.
Visitors come to Seward for Gulf of Alaska cruises, day cruises into Kenai Fjords National Park, to fish for salmon and halibut in Resurrection Bay, and for the beautiful scenery, frontier-town spirit, hiking, and history.
Hotel choices abound in Seward. Choose between hotels in downtown Seward near the SeaLife Center, hotels close to the Seward harbor, opt for a lodge just outside of town near Exit Glacier or cross Resurrection Bay to stay at a wilderness lodge on Fox Island.
Located in downtown Seward, across from the SeaLife Center, with complimentary shuttles to the harbor and railroad depot in summer.
With standard and deluxe rooms, Breeze Inn offers casual comfort at competitive prices in Seward's small boat harbor.
Located in downtown Seward, Hotel Seward is adjacent to the Alaska SeaLife Center and within walking distance of restaurants and shopping.
Immerse yourself in Alaska's wilderness and explore a remote island in Resurrection Bay without sacrificing safety and comfort.
Enjoy a peaceful respite in a secluded setting minutes from downtown Seward.